Nov 16, 2012 6:00am EST
. >>> big changes in store for disney's magic kingdom this florida. >> there's a new fantasy land expansion. it doesn't open until december 8th but this morning we have a little sneak peek for you a preview of everything that is happening like the journey of the little mermaid. and be our guest restaurants. so the addition nearly doubles the size of this portion of the park from 11 to 21 acres. and make it the largest expansion in the magic kingdom's 41 year heftry. this is big. and they say that -- history. this is big. and they say they couldn't wait to see it. >> we are excited and bell's castle is coming soon so great. >> wow. >> and it's the first visit to disney world. >> that means they are going back. the fantasy land expansion cost $425 million so it's not a small expansion. >> one of the big attractions expanded in florida was the harry potter ride. that was at universal studios and that was a huge deal so you can imagine the expansion here is going to be bigger. >> absolutely. so a lot of kids will be even more excited to go. >> you will go aren't you. >> i booked a trip myself y
Nov 6, 2012 6:00am EST
to the finish. starting in florida monday, then virginia and ohio and new hampshire nearing midnight. >> perhaps your family and friends have not made up who they are going to vote for -- made up their mind who they are going to vote for. ask them to look beyond the speeches and ads and attacks because talk is cheap. ask them to look at the record. >> reporter: the president spends election day here in chicago with his family and he has no publically schedule events but he will address his supporters here at the lakeside center either later tonight or perhaps early tomorrow morning. win or lose reporting live t.j. winick, abc news. >>> heading to the polls may make you wait. >> watching the roads with the commutes and people could be delayed today lauren. >> reporter: yes, we are dealing with several accidents. trouble in anne arundel county. there's a crash at route 295 along the northbound lanes at 175. a crash on north rolling road atcrosby. something to watch out for. if you are traveling on the beltway this morning, as we check in and look live here on the west side, at liberty road, traff
Nov 7, 2012 6:00am EST
the best is yet to come. >> reporter: florida is still too close to call but even if romney won state obama handly beats him in the electoral college vote. the popular vote will likely be closer. >> when i -- whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you, i have learned from you, and you have made me a better president. >> reporter: obama beat republican challenger mitt romney after nabbing almostevery one of the 12 crucial bate ground states. around 1 a.m. eastern romney spoke to supporters in boston and let them know they made a concession call to the president. >> i called president obama to congratulate him on his victimry and his supporters and -- victory and his spores and came bane -- supporters and campaign deserve congratulations. >> reporter: he said it was time to put aside partisan bickering and work together for the good of the country. >> this is a time of challenges for america and i pray that the president will be successful in guiding our nation. >> reporter: nearly re-- newly reelect the president spent night here in chicago and has no public events for today.
Nov 15, 2012 6:00am EST
techbytes, i'm paula faris. w=!nño >>> live look this morning, miami, florida. down in south beach. megan? 72 degrees. beautiful. >> that sounds nice. >> calm start to your thursday. going to have rain today but their high expected to be in the low 80s. >> not bad. >> a little. >>> 9-year-old girl who lost everything in a house fire is now helping victims like herself. >> she started an organization to give fire victims the essentials that they need. leon harris has the story from receive earn. >> reporter: lauren still cries when she talks about the fire that took her home and everything inside it. >> it was just the most horrific thing you've ever seen and i mean it's your home. it's your life. >> reporter: losing everything was devastating. but from that tragedy, this 9- year-old girl went on to create lauren's luggage. she stuffed suitcases full of blankets and night lights. children's books, and over comforts that -- other comforts that lauren says she missed in the first few hours and days after her family's fire. >> the toy, a notebook, shampoo, conditioner, soap, tried to give the